The Economist has recently shunned TV advertising in favour of social channels where it believed it could better target it readers. But with improved TV technology, the brand is moving back to traditional mediums and using its digital learnings to draw people in.
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook says the brand fell behind in technology and is now having to play catch-up as it looks to use tech to improve the customer experience and boost engagement.
Mondelez is launching a new marketing model that aims to improve the return on investment of its global media spending, placing a big focus on original content and brand partnerships as it looks to fight growing consumer appetite for ad blocking.
At the end of every week, we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Halfords issuing a profit warning to the gold standard in B2B brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Few brands are growing their marketing teams, and all-female functions are rarer still. While PatPat’s lead marketer Ranu Coleman didn’t intend for it to be an all-female team, there have been some unexpected benefits.
Media buying is trending towards hyper-personalisation, but sometimes broader targeting through high-quality media will reach more potential customers.
As Mastercard marks 26 years partnering with the Brits, marketing boss Raja Rajamannar discusses consistency, sonic branding and why Generative AI requires serious thought.